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Movilla Church

The ruin of the Norman church can be found at Movilla on the outskirts of Newtownards. It was built by the Norman Knight, John De Courcey in the mid thirteenth century on the site of the monastic abbey. Movilla Abbey was established by St Fennian in the fifth century and was considered to be a great centre of religious and scholarly learning.